Enjoy 4 fabulous days in the Hurunui district shopping, enjoying beautiful gardens and an exhibition of art at Flaxmere. Get a group of friends together and come and indulge. The Christmas Country Fete on 26 October is a fabulous day of shopping. Next day, 27 October is the first day of the Hurunui Gardens open day for the season. Come and enjoy a relaxed day visiting 5 beautiful gardens and a delicious gourmet boxed lunch. Waihui and Saddlewood will have market stalls, Loch Leven and Rhodo Direct both have nurseries- so come prepared to shop as well as enjoy all the hard work these gardeners have done. Book here online www.hurunui-gardens.co.nz. Also Art in A Garden starts on 26 October and is open until 29 October, an exhibition of art at the beautiful Flaxmere garden.